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Eritrea Needs Training for its Drivers, Operators and Technicians

Eritrea train divers and operators to maximize efficiency and safety
… to maximize efficiency and safety

BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN

Eritrea needs training for its drivers, operators, and technicians. A good example of this is in its new mining ore transport industry.

Today Eritrea is running upwards of 200 trucks delivering zinc [and copper] ore concentrate from the Bisha mine in Gash Barka to the ore loading terminal at the port of Massawa. These are brand new trucks made by a joint German (Man Trucks) and Chinese (Sinotruk) partnership and are modern, including something no other truck in Eritrea has, an engine brake. Continue reading Eritrea Needs Training for its Drivers, Operators and Technicians

Ethiopian Prime Minister Visits Eritrean Ports of Assab and Massawa

“The implementation of the Joint Peace and Friendship Declaration between Eritrea and Ethiopia New Year gift for both countries”

BY SHABAIT

The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed said that the implementation of the Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship signed by Eritrea and Ethiopia is New Year gift for the peoples of both countries. Continue reading Ethiopian Prime Minister Visits Eritrean Ports of Assab and Massawa

Massawa Port Ready to Serve Ethiopia’s Import-Export Commodities

“The port is equipped with the necessary facilities and skilled labor and is ready to restart its service for Ethiopia’s import-export commodities shortly.” – Layne Asfahaley, Head of Massawa Port Administration.

BY ETHIOPIAN NEWS AGENCY

Eritrea has made ready the port of Massawa to serve Ethiopia’s import and export commodities, the head of Massawa Port Administration Mr. Layne Asfahaley told ENA.

Mr. Layne said the port has gone through major renovation process in order to enable it to provide service for Ethiopia. Continue reading Massawa Port Ready to Serve Ethiopia’s Import-Export Commodities

Ethiopia Says Re-opening Roads to Eritrea’s Red Sea Ports of Assab and Massawa a Priority

Ethiopia’s absolute dependence on tiny Djibouti’s port service for over 18 years is now over. Time has come to save half of the $3 billion Ethiopia pays every year for an inferior port service.

BY REUTER

Landlocked Ethiopia wants to make the re-opening of two roads connecting it to two of Eritrea’s Red Sea ports a priority in the two nations’ reconciliation process, a government spokesman said on Wednesday. Continue reading Ethiopia Says Re-opening Roads to Eritrea’s Red Sea Ports of Assab and Massawa a Priority

UN Aid Shipments Start Using Eritrean Port

“Why do I get the feeling that this aid from WFP is quietly destined for Ethiopia rather than South Sudan?” – @RedSeaFisher

By Edmund Blair | for Reuters,

A consignment of aid shipped by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) through Eritrea’s main port this month was the first in a decade and the latest sign of Asmara trying to rebuild ties with the outside world, diplomats said.

Eritrea, which blames U.N. sanctions for driving it into isolation, has been engaging more deeply with the European Union over the migrant crisis and deepening ties with Gulf Arab states that lie across the Red Sea. Continue reading UN Aid Shipments Start Using Eritrean Port

South Boulder Mines: Potash for Produce

The Colluli Project, an equal joint venture between South Boulder Mines and the Eritrean National Mining Company (ENAMCO) is a unique potash resource that will help feed the world

By Business Excellence Mining,

THERE’s no arguing with the fundamentals. Growing populations, reduction in arable land, changing dietary preferences, climate change and the escalating demands of emerging economies have placed food security at the top of the political as well as the economic agenda.

World population is growing by some 75 million every year. By 2050 almost 9.3 billion people are expected to inhabit the earth. Food production will have to increase by almost 50 percent to feed them, and this means a huge global demand for fertilisers, already forecast to reach 190 million tonnes by 2016. Continue reading South Boulder Mines: Potash for Produce